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Mlk Day Of Service Rock Creek Cleanup

Looking for a good way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy? Join us and volunteer to help clean up Rock Creek Park! Anyone joining this clean up will need to complete the RCC online waiver linked to below. You will also need […]

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Blue Planet Holiday Party 2021

Come celebrate the holidays with your Blue Planet dive buddies! We have reserved the large, well-ventilated annex space at Cotton & Reed, DC's first rum distillery. And yep, proof of vaccination is required. Come share your most recent dive stories and what you have planned for 2022! […]

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Black Friday Specials

These end of year specials, from some of our favorite brands, are worth checking out!  If you’re in the market for some new gear for yourself (maybe an upgrade?), or if you’re shopping for the divers in your life, don’t miss these great savings. Shop […]

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Introducing The Blue Planet Book Club

An idea that sprouted during the pandemic is finally coming to fruition. We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Blue Planet Book Club! Our first meeting will be on Thursday, January 20th. We have three books that we're considering: 1) The Soul of […]

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Suitability: Ensuring Comfort Underwater

By: Jeff In order to fully enjoy your time underwater, you need to be comfortable. We all know this as divers, but figuring out exactly how to make that happen for us individually can be somewhat of a challenge.  Here at Blue Planet, I get […]

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Fall Rock Creek Clean Up

Looking for a great volunteer opportunity while working off all that Thanksgiving food? Join Blue Planet divers to clean up Rock Creek and give back to our community and the ocean by keeping our waterways clean! Anyone joining this clean up will need to complete […]

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It's October! That means it's one of our very favorite times of the year...Halloween! Join us for a lot of laughs and a few screams at these upcoming events: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest  Saturday, October 23, 2021Lake Phoenix (Rawlings, Virgnia) Are your pumpkin carving skills […]

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Aware Week 2021

It’s that time of year again...AWARE Week is right around the corner! Taking place 18-26 September 2021, the fourth annual AWARE Week is an opportunity for divers around the world to take local action for global impact. PADI, together with the newly announced and publicly funded global charity PADI […]

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The Next Wave Of Entry-level Dive Computers

Every year we see our tech gadgets evolving by leaps and bounds. Dive computers are no exception. Some of the features offered in today's entry-level dive computers were reserved for only the most expensive computers just a few years ago. Features such as color LCD […]

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International Coastal Cleanup At Rock Creek Park

Join Blue Planet divers on September 18th for the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Clean Up Day! In partnership with volunteer organizations and individuals around the globe, the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) engages people to remove trash from the world’s beaches and waterways. Thanks to volunteers around the […]

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